Person record: MOORHOUSE, Reverend M.B.  (1840-1925)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameReverend Matthew Butterworth MOORHOUSE
Gendermale
Relevance of this personauthor of poems used with slide sets 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
1840born atHolmfirth, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1871residentThe Parsonage, Hepworth, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1881residentSt Mary Bredin Vicarage, Canterbury, Kent, England
1891residentSt Luke's Vicarage, St Luke's Road, Bath, Somerset, England
1901residentDevonshire Cottage, Bath, Somerset, England
1925residentAudley Park Gardens, Bath, Somerset, England
2 May 1925~85died atBath, Somerset, England
Texts linked to this personCompilations (1)

M.B. Moorhouse, Short lantern readings: no. 19 (Holmfirth: Bamforth & Co., 1894)


Poems (23)

M.B. Moorhouse, An astronomical poser: a humourous temperance recitation in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, The bottle in Short lantern readings 32 (1901)

M.B. Moorhouse, The bronze statue: a ghost story in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, A child's faith (n.d.)

M.B. Moorhouse, A clever trick: a temperance story in verse in Short lantern readings 16 (1893)

M.B. Moorhouse, The cobbler's order book: a temperance story in verse in Short lantern readings 16 (1893)

M.B. Moorhouse, A cure for weak eyes: a temperance story in verse in Short lantern readings 17 (1893)

M.B. Moorhouse, Curing a drunkard in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, The dustman's darling: a temperance recitation in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, Fetching the beer: a real incident in Short lantern readings 17 (1893)

M.B. Moorhouse, Getting 'a-gate' in Short lantern readings 35 (1904)

M.B. Moorhouse, The May queen in Short lantern readings 32 (1901)

M.B. Moorhouse, A mountain ramble at Bettws-y-Coed: a parable of human life in Short lantern readings 21 (1895)

M.B. Moorhouse, Not angelic in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, The pilgrim and the cross in Short lantern readings 21 (1895)

M.B. Moorhouse, Saving the lost in Short lantern readings 20 (1895)

M.B. Moorhouse, Self made fetters: a temperance story in verse in Short lantern readings 17 (1893)

M.B. Moorhouse, A simple story in Short lantern readings 23 (1895)

M.B. Moorhouse, The streamlet's winter song in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, The tiger's temper in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, Timely advice in Short lantern readings 20 (1895)

M.B. Moorhouse, Water is good enough! in Short lantern readings 19 (1894)

M.B. Moorhouse, The wonderful echo in Short lantern readings 20 (1895)


Services of song (2)

M.B. Moorhouse, Jack, the joiner: a story of village life (London: Church of England Temperance Society, 1892)

M.B. Moorhouse, The village blacksmith: a service of song (n.d.)


Stories (3)

M.B. Moorhouse, Elopement frustrated in Short lantern readings 30 (1900)

M.B. Moorhouse, The kite and the donkeys in Short lantern readings 30 (1900)

M.B. Moorhouse, Saved by his Bible: a story of the South African War (Holmfirth: Bamforth & Co., 1900)

Reference
(* = main subject)

* Mike Smith, The origin of magic lantern stories: a delve into the background of temperance material in NMLJ 2.3 (January 1983), pp. 12-15

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